Eat Your Vegetables Day
About Eat Your Vegetables Day
Date When Celebrated: Eat Your Vegetables Day is always observed on June 17
This June 17 holiday will change your life for the better. Strategically created in the middle of National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, this day is the perfect opportunity to re-introduce a healthy portion of veggies into your diet. No doubt about it, Eat Your Vegetables Day was created to promote a healthier diet…….for life! So, plan to eat lots of veggies today, and every day.
On this day, you are encouraged to eat veggies at every meal, and a snack. Better still, try to be a vegetarian….for the day. Short of that, any additional vegetables at meal time today will honor the event, as well as make you a little healthier.
We encourage parents to let the kids help with dinner, preparing the salad and vegetables. Along the way, you tell your kids a little about the importance of vegetables for long and healthy life.
Happy Eat Your Vegetables Day!
How to Celebrate Eat Your Vegetables Day
For a very happy Eat Your Vegetables Day, use the ideas to celebrate the day:
- Become a Vegetarian for the day.
- Drink V-8, It’s made from 8 veggies.
- Serve a veggie tray for a snack.
- Is there a vegetable you’ve never had before? Try it today.
- Give your kids more veggies. Add peanut butter to celery, carrots, and more.
- Introduce a small amount of veggies into soups, mashed potatoes, rice, and other foods.
“Life expectancy would grow in leaps and bounds, if vegetables smelled like bacon. – – Author Unknown
History and Origin of Eat Your Vegetables Day
We discovered no substantial information about the origin of this day. We can only speculate that a medical or health organization or group created this day to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Certainly, dieticians and nutritionists agree that eating veggies is very important. It leads to a longer and healthier life.
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What happened on this Day? This Day in History
Today’s Recipe: Vegetable Dip
Flower of the Day: Lavender
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